Shaykh’s Tombs

  • Andrew Petersen
Part of the Heritage Studies in the Muslim World book series (HSMW)


This chapter is concerned with the large number of Muslim tombs and sacred sites which have been identified in archaeological surveys and maps throughout Palestine. The chapter discusses the distribution of sites throughout Palestine in relation to topography and settlements. Whilst some of these sites are associated with Sufi leaders, others are the tombs of either the founders of settlements or local holy men.


Shaykhs tomb Cemeteries Ramla 


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  • Andrew Petersen
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  1. 1.University of Wales Trinity Saint DavidCeredigionUK

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